Senior Project Manager - 29856-1A

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Updated: Feb 25, 2022
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:
Department: Business Transformation Office

Job Opening ID: 29856
Reports To: Executive Director of Business Transformation Office
Working Title: Senior Project Manager
Department: Business Transformation Office
Bargaining Unit: 99
FLSA: Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 000522
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Career
 
This position is approved for hybrid work location with need to work onsite as responsibilities dictate.
 
Position Summary:
 
UC Irvine’s Business Transformation Office (BTO) oversees and coordinates multi-unit projects to modernize our business processes and improve workflow, often through the development of new enabling technology in the following ways. • Ensure UCI Campus Projects are initiated with methods to track, and report return on investment, strategic value, budget, scope, schedule, and measurements of success. • Develop and maintain standardized project management processes that facilitate excellent project outcomes. • Ensure that large, complex, multi-organizational initiatives move forward with dedicated resources and central coordination. • Deploy a centralized and proven way to drive innovation and re-engineer business processes and support organizational change.
 
Applies advanced technical project management frameworks and methods and campus, or Office of the President objectives to resolve highly complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Determines methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to obtain results. Manages projects of broad and diverse scope, size, impact, budget and / or project team size, with considerable impact to the organization. Responsible for the project plan, project schedule, budget, scope, status, requirements analysis, and issue management of the development and implementation of assigned projects. The incumbent serves as a single point of contact for large-scale, highly technical projects, coordinates meetings, drives tasks, and tracks and reports on project status, risks, and issues. The incumbent is accountable for capturing, compiling, tracking, managing, documenting, communicating and escalating status, issues, and risks. Additionally, as member of UCIs Business Transformation Office (BTO), the candidate will help shape how the BTO serves the campus. This effort includes development of the overall strategy, structure, policies, document templates, and tools that define BTO’s project management life cycle.
 
Compensation Range: 
Commensurate with experience
 
Department Website:  https://provost.uci.edu/
 
Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
  • Analytical ability sufficient to understand user requirements and translate them into technical terms to develop quantitative status reports and identify and quantify issues and risks.
  • Requires basic knowledge of project management principles, theories, and concepts.
  • Working knowledge of technology-related initiatives and an understanding of impact to the organization of such initiatives. Demonstrated capacity to anticipate obstacles and plan for contingencies. Demonstrated attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to determine relevance and prioritize tasks. Demonstrated effective writing skills. Demonstrated competency in selecting and implementing project management methods and techniques. Broad knowledge of technology-related initiatives and an understanding of impact to the organization of such initiatives.
  • High proficiency using Microsoft Project, SmartSheet, ServiceNow, Wiki, or other similar tools to create and update project schedules including dependencies, critical path, resources, estimates, budgets, and required repo Intermediate to advanced skills in MS PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Visio.. Strong experience managing multiple projects or large enterprise project with complex interdependencies.
  • Experience executing various Software/System Development Life Cycle processes (SDLC) including Waterfall and agile project management methodologies and techniques. Experience with requirements gathering, analysis and design, development tools and technologies, release and version control, contemporary testing methodologies, and deployment management.
  • Requires ability to assess campus, medical center or Office of the President needs for information technology products and design services to meet those needs.
  • Five to ten years relevant experience with BA/BS in related field, or three to five years relevant experience with MA/MS in related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience in Project Management in an IT environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to successfully collaborate with a broad range of personnel at all levels across the campus and with varying level of technical knowledge and/or project management concepts. Oral communication and presentation skills sufficient to explain business needs to technical personnel and technical information to business users. Superb written and verbal communication skills and the ability to create effective project plans and timelines and present them in a group setting. Ability to work effectively with external vendors and all levels of technical staff, management, and stakeholders. Excellent team player with a proven track record of working across a large distributed enterprise and a highly collaborative environment. Requires effective communication, time management and organization skills.
  • Experience leading a team of technology professionals. Demonstrated ability to integrate critical information across disciplines. Understands how projects relate to other business strategies and initiatives.
  • Proven leadership ability. Effective problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to put forth persuasive arguments. Effective skill at tracking effort and project progress. Demonstrated highly advanced organization and project management skills. Demonstrated strong conceptual and planning skills to analyze projects of broad and diverse scope. Understands the cost impact of projects, project tracking tools and metrics. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of an organization.
  • Solid understanding of business or technical process changes, implementations, and deployments.
  • Strong ability to facilitating meetings with cross-functional (technical and business users) teams.
  • Five (5) years of direct IT management related work experience.
  • Relevant project management certifications (e.g., PMP) preferred or the ability to gain a certification.
 
Preferred:
  • Professional certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of UC Irvine systems, policies and procedures.

 
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.
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